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The Jerusalem Way is the world's longest pilgrimage and international peace and culture route!

The Jerusalem Way connects religions and peoples in a unique peace project.

The Jerusalem Way stands for mutual recognition and tolerance.

Love, the most powerful force in the universe, penetrates, illuminates everything and builds bridges between all people!

 

Pilgrims create openness to encounters, dismantle prejudices and fears and strengthen trust - basic trust! The supposed boundaries between peoples and religions can be bridged by individuals with love and mutual respect.

Frómista - Castrojeriz
24,88 km / ↓ 262 m / ↑ 290 m
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Description

We start our hike at the barrages of the Canal de Castilla, a canal that is used for irrigation. While we can still see a lot of stone blocks and sluice gates here, the next few kilometers are shaped by reeds, ducks and other water birds, a pleasant change from the often unavoidable paths along roads. In Boadilla Del Camino, near the church, there is a "Gothic court column" decorated with scallops, which was used as a pillory in the Middle Ages. Drn Etapenort Castrojeriz is not visible for a long time when approaching from the west, because it is on the eastern flank of a ridge. However, from there we have a wide view of the first kilometers of the next stage. Castrojeriz is known for its Gothic ruins on Black Table Mountain. The Church of Nuestra Señora del Manzano is a national monument and houses the famous statue of the Madonna from the 13th century "Santa Maria d Almacan".

 

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Places along the route

Frómista - Canal de Castilla - Boadilla Del Camino - Itero de la Vega - Puente da Los Matatos - Fuente Del Piojo - Río Odra U Odrilla - Castrojeriz


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Distance: 24,88 km
Difference in altitude: 150 m
Highest point: 913 m
Lowest point: 763 m
Total ascent: 290 m
Total descent: 262 m